AboveNet’s High Bandwidth, Low Latency Solutions Now Available to Customers inTerremark’s
Washington, DC Area Data Center Campus
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., August 17, 2010 – AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, announced that it has linked its network to Terremark Worldwide Inc.’s NAP of the Capital Region located in Culpeper, VA. Terremark is a leader in IT infrastructure services, operating data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America.
Built to accommodate five 50,000-square-foot independent data centers and one 72,000-square-foot office building, Terremark’s NAP of the Capital Region exceeds Federal standards for a carrier grade data communications and hosting facility. Customers in the Terremark NAP of the Capital Region now have access to AboveNet’s high bandwidth connectivity solutions for all business data communications needs. AboveNet currently serves Terremark customers at the NAP of the Capital Region, and also connects to Terremark data centers in Miami, FL, Dallas, TX, and Santa Clara, CA.
“AboveNet’s expansion into the Terremark NAP of the Capital Region is the latest step in our plan to provide Washington area customers with near-ubiquitous access to our advanced MAN and WAN services,” said Matt Johns, Director of Mid-Atlantic Sales at AboveNet. “AboveNet connects to nearly 50 data centers in the region to meet their customers’ needs for high bandwidth, low latency connectivity.”
“With 65 percent of the data center space already contracted and 16 carrier networks, the NAP of the Capital Region is one of our fastest-growing facilities, and we have recently announced plans to double its size,” said Norm Laudermilch, Terremark’s Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Management. “As more Washington-area organizations including federal agencies and corporate users opt for Terremark, they benefit from the combined strength of Terremark’s secure, reliable data centers and AboveNet’s high-bandwidth connectivity solutions.”
About AboveNet, Inc.
AboveNet, Inc. provides high bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among top U.S. metro markets and globally. AboveNet’s network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government.
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